Italian Australians in Italy

Loretta Virginia Baldassar

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This collection seeks to map the past and present of the Australian love affair with Italy, and yields rich insights into its causes, motivations and transformations. Contributors include former Australian Ambassador to Italy Rory Steele, poet Peter Porter, contemporary artists Euan Heng and Jo-Anne Duggan, as well as distinguished academics and young scholars. Amongst the diverse range of articles and vignettes are chapters by Ian Britain on Donald Friend s Italian years, Loretta Baldassar exploring the phenomenon of reverse migration, and novelist Lisa Clifford reflecting on her family ties with Italy.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAbout Australians in Italy: Contemporary Lives and Impressions
EditorsBill Kent, Ros Pesman, Cynthia Troup
Place of PublicationClayton, Victoria, Australia
PublisherMonash Asia Institute
Pages1 - 10
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)978-0-9803616-8-1
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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